Bhubaneswar, May 19: The Special Task Force (STF) of Crime Branch today seized 22 tons of stolen coal and arrested one person in this connection.
Officials said that raids were conducted at different places of Narasinghpur under Cuttack district about illegal transportation and storage of stolen coal by coal mafias.
“During the raid the team apprehended one Sagar Sethi who could not produce any valid authority in support of transportation and storage of the coal. We have seized a truck and a case has been registered at Narasinghpur police station for necessary legal action. Further investigation in the case is continuing,” said an official.